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With tens of thousands of subscribers and millions of viewers and listeners across the nation and around the globe, the Heifetz Institute sets the industry standard for high-quality audio and video productions of music performance, both in the concert hall and in the virtual realm.

From the Shenandoah to the World…

From short-form Instagram Takeovers to full-length livestreamed concerts – as well as music videos, concert showpieces, chamber-works, interviews, and features, Heifetz productions featuring performances and commentary by our top-flight students, faculty and alumni are available year-round in the archives below. Check out our content across all social channels and in collaborations with The Violin Channel, Performance Today, and Virginia public-media outlets WMRA, WVTF, and VPM.

Video of the Week

Video of the Week: A Parade of Rain from Johannes Brahms

From a July 2019 Stars of Tomorrow concert violinist Sophia Steger and pianist Beilin Han play the first movement of the so-called “Rain” Sonata by Johannes Brahms.

Video of the Week: Postcard from the Past: Nobuko Imai Plays Bruch

Bruch crafted his Romance for viola and orchestra, an affectionate “postcard from the past” that could easily have come from the pen of Mendelssohn, Brahms, or Schumann.

Videos of the YEAR: 20 Picks from 2020

Yes, it was a Year Like No Other, but through it all, Heifetz was there to share some truly magical music moments!  Now we've reviewed the tapes, run the numbers, and had the arguments: From the whopping 207 individual videos and 55 full-length concerts we produced...

Video of the Week: A Christmas Concerto from the Kreeger

Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher, impresario, and Roman Catholic priest Antonio VivaldiThe Mystical Nativity, from the turn of the 16th century by the Italian Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli,Antonio Vivaldi and the holiday season go together...

Video of the Week: Thank You For the Miracles

Tomorrow night, the first candles will glow for Hanukkah 2020, which starts on the evening of Thursday, December 10, 2020, and ends with the final candle being lit for the Festival of Lights on the evening of Friday, December 18, 2020. In between, it's an extended...

Video of the Week: Finding the Pulse in Paganini

“In the three variations, in the main theme, and in the introduction…each section has a heartbeat that keeps it alive,” say violinist Pierce Wang about Paganini’s ultra-tricky Variations on “I Palpiti….”

Video Of The Week: Beethoven’s Thanksgiving

"For composers and musicians, this remarkable piece of music has proved irresistible, providing solace and giving strength even when the future seems lost." – BBC In the words of Heifetz Institute Artistic Director Nicholas Kitchen, "I cannot think of another work...

Video of The Week: Mo Mo Crouches – And Springs!

“The Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon soundtrack is every bit as big a masterpiece as the film from which it comes.” ( – Kevin Lynch, Capital Times). Composer Tan Dun had only two weeks to dream up the entire score.

Video of the Week: A Miss & A Hit from Grieg

Grieg’s miniature masterpiece is performed ‘midst the masterworks hanging in the collection of the renowned Kreeger Museum of Art in Washington, DC, a frequent Heifetz on Tour destination.

Video of the Week: Beethoven’s Tears of Gold

Our latest Video of the Week features one of the most extraordinary movements in all of Beethoven’s string quartets…the “Cavatina” from the String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat, Op. 130., which ends with the Grosse Fuge…

Chock Full o’ Bach – Your Weekly Bach Break

Intensive study and performance of Bach’s music has always occupied a central role in the lives of our Heifetz students. Join us every Sunday morning at 9am on our website, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram channels, or catch up on the archives below as we continue to share this timeless music.

The Beethoven Experience

A landmark musical and educational adventure with the Borromeo Quartet marking the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth, built around an exploration of all sixteen of his string quartets investigating the intersection between Beethoven and the intellectual, political, and artistic currents of his time….and ours!

Rubato: The Virtual Concert Hall

Full length concerts from our Virtual 2020 season, featuring brand-new student and alumni performances produced through a sophisticated collaborative multi-track recording process developed by our production and artistic staff.

Celebrity Series

Concert performances spanning the years from the archives featuring the outstanding faculty of the Heifetz International Music Institute, including some of the biggest names in the concert music world, with occasional guest student performances.